Hosteria Las Dunas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... to one balcony and decided to walk down to another, closer to the glacier. Just as we got into the trees were heard a big crack. The glacier was making so much noise. We got to the next balcony just as a huge chunk of ice calved off the glacier into the water. It was amazing. I really wanted to see that happen so I was pretty excited. Everyone was oohing and aching. It doesn't seem like it's that large of a chunk of ice falling off, but the waves it makes was pretty large. We stood ...
... coming to visit....very exciting. Then I went for a run and a look around to find a place to eat that night. I had been told the lamb was amazing and I wanted to treat myself as I hadn't spent loads of money on the mini trekking, I thought I deserved some lamb. When Jules got back from her trip from Perrito Moreno we decided to go for a drink before dinner. We were also going to meet a couple she had met on New Year. So we went to the one and only bar it seems in El Calafate called ...
... the bus takes a different route, stops at a local estancia or farm and also includes a short trek before going to the glazier.
We set of in a big bus, which is completely sold out with about 50 people on board. It feels a little touristy as when we get a good view, the bus stops, we all get off, take our pictures and get back on again. It improves a lot when we stop at this little estancia, which does not look much from distance. But they have a baby guanaco ...
... Our tents, new ones, were all set up waiting for us. After laying out the sleeping bags and mats, most of us did a walk up the valley against a furious headwind. We were rewarded with great views of the Marconi Glacier and the edge of the Southern Ice Field, the third biggest ice field in the world. We then headed up the Pollone Valley to the Pollone Lake with Mt Fitz Roy north face above it and the Fitz Roy ...
We travelled from El Calfate by bus to the Perito Merino Glacier. The glacier was enormous and calved regularly throughout our watch - booming sounds and falling ice into the surrounding lake was so dramatic we could barely tear ourselves away! We then got on a boat and travelled to an island where we were guided ...